Attend with the ear of your heart. This is advice from a father who loves you; welcome it, and faithfully put it into practice.
The Rule of Saint Benedict
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Abbey News from 2016


Apr. 23: Br. Felix Leja, OCSO.

Apr. 21: Body Preparation.

Apr. 11: Junior Seminar.

Apr. 10: Community Singing Workshops.

Apr. 8: Spiritual Character in Liturgy.

Apr. 7: Annual Financial Review.

Apr. 6: The Great Reformer.

Apr. 1: Car & Driver.


Mar. 31: Land Stewardship Planning.

Mar. 29: New Appliances.

Mar. 27: Easter Vigil in the Night Liturgy.

Mar. 25: Good Friday of the Lord's Passion Liturgy.

Mar. 25: The Path of Eternal Wisdom.

Mar. 24: Information Forum.

Mar. 24: Mass of the Lord's Supper.

Mar. 20: Palm Sunday Liturgy.


Mar. 18: A Life Directions Weekend.

Mar. 17: St. Patrick's Day Ice Cream.

Mar. 16: "Prodigal Son" A Dramatic Reading.

Mar. 11: Conversation Groups about Conversation Groups.

Mar. 5: Visitation at Our Lady of the Mississippi Abbey.


Feb. 28: Vote for Facilitation Committee Member.

Feb. 28: Community Retreat.

Feb. 25: Information Forum.

Feb. 24: He Leadeth Me.

Feb. 22: Dubuque Area Vocations Association.

Feb. 19: Exploring Ecumenical Exchange.

Feb. 18: The Smell of the Sheep.

Feb. 14: Reconstructed Abbot's Council.

Feb. 12: Funeral and Burial Practices.

Feb. 11: Trappist Caskets Members and Board Meetings.

Feb. 10: Community Lenten Observance.

Feb. 6: Burning Palms.

Feb. 2: Feast of the Presentation of the Lord.


Spring Semester.

Jan. 29: Living in the House of God.

Jan. 21: Beyond Our Expectations.

Jan. 21: Articles for Consideration.

Jan. 17: Election of a Delegate to the Regional Meeting.

Jan. 16: The Two Greats.

Jan. 10: Anointing of the Sick.

Jan. 10: Institution into the Ministry of Acolyte.

Jan. 10: Visit of Dom Gerard Ingusan.

Jan. 8: Jubilee Year of Mercy.